caregiver issues

Caregiver issues can affect both professional caregivers who are paid to provide care to individuals in their homes or in a health care setting and unpaid individuals who provide care to a loved one, friend, or family member. These issues may include stress, isolation, and fatigue, to name a few. It can be rewarding to care for a loved one
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Why Has Research Into Alzheimer’s Disease Been So Hard?

Alzheimer’s disease is ruthless. For the 5.7 million Americans living with the condition, coping with the loss of cognitive functioning is a daily uphill battle. Currently, there are no effective treatments that modify the course of Alzheimer’s, and once diagnosed, the average life expectancy is seven years.   The history of research into treatments for
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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Share or Print this page Share or Print this page    Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There
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Three out of Five People with Alzheimer’s Disease Will Wander

What you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. Alzheimer’s disease destroys brain cells responsible for memory, thinking and behavior. As a result, people living with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder may become disoriented and lost, even in their own neighborhood or places that are familiar to them – this is known
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Women’s dementia risk increased by midlife hypertension

Researchers have uncovered a possible sex difference in how blood pressure affects dementia risk, after finding that women who get hypertension in their 40s are likelier to develop the condition. But for men, hypertension in midlife appears to have no impact on dementia risk. The study – conducted by researchers from Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA – was recently published in
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Important lesson when hiring caregivers.

Please see the video from ABC news Good Morning America, as this happens frequently. This really shows some of the issues that may come up when hiring caregivers on your own. This does not address the homeowners liability should the caregiver fall during work hours at your home, theft, and many other issues which would
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